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RATINGS: 1325   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.12/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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Espresso Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout is a new addition to the Yeti clan. A generous infusion of Denver’s own Pablo’s espresso adds yet another layer of complexity to this beer, combining with the vanilla oak character, intense roasty maltiness and bold hop profile to create a whole new breed of mythical creature. It’s official, you can now have Yeti with breakfast.

Suggested food pairings: Breakfast burrito, eggs Benedict, hash browns, cheesecake, creme brulee.


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4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
KajII (800) - Macon, North Carolina, USA - DEC 2, 2012
22oz Bottle. The pour was a deep dark pitch black with an average (1-2 finger) medium brown frothy head that slowly receded, eventually puddling with very good sheets of streaky lacing. The aroma was robustly bold of a dark roasted malt, light resin hops and a strong leathery yeast with notes of molasses, baker’s chocolate, dark roasted coffee, a bit of oak, a touch of vanilla and a very mild alcohol tinge. The taste was lightly sweet and a tad bitter with a good malty feel and notes of bitter chocolate and molasses early on, progressing into a slightly bitterer taste with a strong espresso flavor with a mild woody alcohol finish. The flavor lingered for a good long while after the swallow, with a nice espresso mocha taste left behind to settle on the taste buds. Mouthfeel was on the high side of full in body with a dry, oily texture and a solid medium carbonation. Overall can I say "WOW", this is one tasty fulfilling brew. It possesses tons of flavor, a bold roastiness and an awesome drinkability and on top of that does a great job concealing the high ABV. I highly recommend this to anyone who loves dark beer, give this one a try it is truly exceptional...


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rosskyle (318) - - JAN 23, 2016
Served on tap at great divide. Dark black color with a brown head. Strong Coffee and malt aroma. Heavy body. Coffee vanilla chocolate bitter flavor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
blueshockey24 (182) - Colorado, USA - JAN 22, 2016
Bottle. Pours Black with thick creamy tan head. Aroma is Chocolate and coffee. Taste is chocolate espresso oak malt with a warm alcohol dark chocolate finish. Excellent.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
John25 (1291) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - JAN 2, 2016
Bottle 3 years old. Black. Big rich, dark chocolate, some espresso and oak. Big and intense, yet balanced. Very good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
knasputte78 (276) - SWEDEN - JAN 1, 2016
Svart och stilla. Söt, lite sträv smak. Stort djup med kaffe och kraftigt rostade toner. Väldigt trevlig ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mariuspoenari (420) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 31, 2015
Had this one after Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout - found them quite similar. I was expecting a bit more coffee here, but other than that, it was an excellent imperial stout.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DandyWolfFloyd (851) - Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 6, 2015
Aroma - is full of strong roasted malt and espresso. Appearance - pitch black body with a sustaining tan head Taste - dark chocolate and espresso. There is a bit of licorice as well. Palate - full body, thick texture, average carbonation, and a long bitter and roast finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ByTheirLimpin (93) - New York, USA - NOV 20, 2015
Yup, I believe....poured from the bottle. Thick soapy head lingers and clings. Big nose full of chocolate caramel and coffee. Call me nuts, but I find a red licorice in there somewhere. First bite is smooth creamy and sweet. The palate follows the nose. The finish is pleasing. Delicious. Yum

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Douberd (3988) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - NOV 19, 2015
(Great Divide Yeti Imperial Stout - Espresso Oak Aged ) Bottle 650 ml, acquired through a trade, can’t remember with who, thanks anyway! BB February ’15, served into a snifter, ABV 9.5% Pours a thick, black coloured beer, with a tall and thick dark brown head, with very good retention, leaving heavy lacing on the glass as it collapses. Aroma of vanilla, light alcohol, plenty of coffee, wood, roasted malts as it warms up. Intense taste with vanilla, less coffee than the aroma but still there, lots of chocolate now, light roasted malts, hints of the alcohol, mocha. Thick body with soft carbonation. Excellent.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GlasgowTAD (945) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - NOV 18, 2015
Pours opaque black with a large brown head. Aroma is coffee, milk chocolate milkshake, cocoa and vanilla. Taste is coffee, cocoa, slight smoke - leather, slight sweetness - vanilla, slight dark berry. Full bodied.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jookos (4232) - FINLAND - OCT 3, 2015
Bottle. Black with a dark brown top. Oak aged, espresso, chocolate malty nose. Pretty much what the label promises. Full bodied, smooth soft, suitably sweet, finishing with a clean palate. A bit drying though, choco powdery. Very nice drink allinall.

-- bb


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